Course Offerings

(Courses with an asterisk are Advanced Placement classes certified by the College Board)

English: English 9-12; *AP Literature and Composition

Math: Algebra I; Geometry; Algebra II/Trigonometry; Statistics; Calculus; *AP Calculus BC

Science: Living Environment; Earth Science; Chemistry; Physics; Environmental Studies; Health; *AP Biology

Social Studies: Global History (9-10); U.S. History; Government; Economics; *AP U.S. History , *AP Psychology

Languages: Chinese 9-11; *AP Chinese Language and Culture

Electives: Visual Arts; Senior Research and Ethnic Studies; Theater; Computer Science; College Access and Research

QHSLS and Veritas Academy are in a partnership where students from both schools can apply to take AP courses in either school. Additional AP courses include: AP Computer Science and AP Spanish Literature

School-Based Special Programs

Youth Leaders (in partnership with CARA-NY): Selected seniors train to be peer college counselors. They assist students in completing college applications, give presentations and workshops, and attend certain staff meetings.

Taiwan Exchange: Selected seniors travel to Taiwan for one week to practice Mandarin and visit public schools around the island.

College Now Classes: Partnered with CUNY Queens College and LaGuardia Community College. Students may receive 3 college credits. Courses occur after school or on Saturdays.

Co-Op Student Aides: Students can apply to work for the school part-time, supporting administrative tasks.

Peer Tutors: QHSLS partners with the Chinese American Planning Counsel (CPC) to offer an after-school homework program. Students can apply to work as peer tutors part time.

Leadership Programs: with Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), students learn leadership and communication skills through conducting special projects within the community.

Community service opportunities: Includes tutoring classmates in various subjects and working in our main office. Outside opportunities are coordinated through our school’s Key Club.

Public School Athletic League (PSAL)

QHSLS is on a shared campus with Flushing High School and Veritas Academy. Students from each school participate under the Flushing Campus as one team.

Badminton (m/f), Baseball (m), Basketball (m/f), Bowling (m/f), Cross Country (m/f), Football (m), Handball (m/f), Soccer (m/f), Softball (f), Table Tennis (m/f), Tennis (m/f), Track (m/f), Volleyball (m/f)

Clubs & Activities

Offerings may change each school year. Students are always welcome to propose new clubs.

Anime Movie Club, Badminton Club, Board Games Club, Chinese Student Association, Computer Science Club, Cross-Language Conversation Club, Debate Club, Feminist Fight Club, Girls Who Code Club, Key Club, K-pop Dance Club, Math Team, Meditation Club, Photography Club, Start you Own Business Club, Stitch Your Style Club, Storytellers Club, Video Gaming Club